Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Equity Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 209 217
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +27
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 62 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 1.44% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 36 50
City of London median daily rate £650 £575 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -3.16% +3.26%
10th Percentile £516 £425 £508
90th Percentile £713 £636 £663
Central London median daily rate £650 £575 £600
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Equity Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3086 2710 3607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.54% 41.09% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2400 2120 2867
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £55.00 £42.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.31 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -7.75% +14.29%

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 60 (96.77%) Derivative
2 49 (79.03%) Front Office
3 47 (75.81%) Banking
4 39 (62.90%) Java
5 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (48.39%) Multithreading
6 30 (48.39%) Electronic Trading
6 30 (48.39%) Low Latency
7 26 (41.94%) Equities
8 25 (40.32%) Investment Banking
9 23 (37.10%) Finance
10 20 (32.26%) Concurrent Programming
10 20 (32.26%) Multithreaded Programming
11 16 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (25.81%) Migration
12 13 (20.97%) C#
13 10 (16.13%) Fixed Income
14 8 (12.90%) TDD
15 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
15 7 (11.29%) MiFID
15 7 (11.29%) Swaptions
16 6 (9.68%) WCF
16 6 (9.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 6 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (9.68%) Python
16 6 (9.68%) .NET
16 6 (9.68%) Back Office
16 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
16 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
17 5 (8.06%) React

Equity Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (79.03%) Front Office
2 47 (75.81%) Banking
3 25 (40.32%) Investment Banking
4 23 (37.10%) Finance
5 6 (9.68%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 36 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.81%) Core Java Developer
4 14 (22.58%) Front Office Developer
5 11 (17.74%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Java Pricing Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Pricing Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) .NET
1 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
1 6 (9.68%) WCF
2 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.06%) Node.js
2 5 (8.06%) React
2 5 (8.06%) Redux
2 5 (8.06%) WPF
3 4 (6.45%) WinForms
4 3 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.23%) Caliburn.Micro
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) Middleware
5 2 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) LESS
6 1 (1.61%) Sass
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (96.77%) Derivative
2 26 (41.94%) Equities
3 16 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (16.13%) Fixed Income
5 7 (11.29%) Swaptions
6 6 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (9.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (4.84%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.61%) AS400
9 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) Electronic Trading
2 30 (48.39%) Low Latency
2 30 (48.39%) Multithreading
3 20 (32.26%) Concurrent Programming
3 20 (32.26%) Multithreaded Programming
4 16 (25.81%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) TDD
6 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Market Surveillance
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.84%) BPMN
8 3 (4.84%) Client Onboarding
8 3 (4.84%) OO
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
9 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) C#
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) Kotlin
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.61%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
7 1 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) MiFID
2 5 (8.06%) EMIR
3 4 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.23%) Murex
3 2 (3.23%) Reuters
4 1 (1.61%) Charles River
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Sophis